20th anniversary edition !!!! YELLOW VINYL RSD 2022 SUPER LIMITED!

    More classic Reggae from Jamaica's most important label ever .

    Studio One Soul tracks the link between American Funk and Soul and Jamaican Reggae at the legendary Studio One Records.

    Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, The Temptations, King Floyd, Booker T and The MGs - all these artists had a huge influence on Jamaican artists and this CD contains versions of songs by all of them. Featuring classic and rare Reggae Funk and Soul cuts from the Reggae giants alongside rarer cuts, Studio One Soul spans over 20 years of classic Reggae from the Rocksteady Funk through to the deep Roots music.

    Following on from Studio One Rockers, this second journey into the vaults of Studio One tells the story of the important link between American Funk and Soul and Jamaican Reggae. Ranging from music taken from the mid-1960s (and the arrival of Rocksteady) through to the beginning of the 1980s, Studio One Soul features versions of US Funk and Soul hits (many rarely heard before) from some of the many classic artists who recorded at Studio One. American Soul music has always been an important influence on Jamaican Reggae.

    The beginning of the Jamaican recording industry at the end of the 1950s started with Clement "Coxsone" Dodd (owner of Studio One) and a group of select in-house musicians (originally The Skatalites) recording their own version of American R'n'B. Playing on the off-beat this music became Ska. As American R'n'B progressed through Funk, Soul and Disco, Jamaican music was going through its own musical changes, from Rocksteady throught to Reggae and Roots music. The house-band at Studio One recorded on a daily basis behind all Studio One vocalists as well as recording instrumentally in its own right.

    Soul singers such as Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions (Queen Of The Minstrels) had a profound influence on Jamaican artists and many other US artists were constantly re-interpreted and re-worked. Artists such as Aretha Franklin (Respect), Charles Wright (Express Yourself), King Floyd (Groove Me), Otis Redding (How Strong) were all very popular in Jamaica in the 1960s. At the end of the 1960s Black Consciousness became an important part of American Soul music. At the same time many Jamaican artists were starting to look to their roots. Many artists would shortly become involved in Rastafarianism. The "conscious" lyrics of American Funk and Soul again struck a chord with Jamaican artists. "Message From A Blackman" (originally by The Temptations) and "Is It Because I'm Black" (Syl Johnson) are examples of this. Through the 1970s Soul/Disco artists such as Barry White ("Can't Get Enough" and "Deeper and Deeper") and The Detroit Spinners ("I'll Be Around") became the flavour of the day. This CD finishes with Willie William's interpretation of Ashford and Simpson's classic "Ain't No Stopping Us Now".

    "Compilation of the month" MOJO "Another essential purchase from Soul Jazz" SEVEN "Latest in Soul Jazz's indespensible compilations" I-D "Near perfect" JOCKEY SLUT

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    The Last PoetsBy Christine Otten

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        Clarks in JamaicaBy Al Fingers, includes photos by Adrian Boot, Dave Hendley, David Corio, Mark Read, Beth Lesser

        Superb brand new edition of this excellent deluxe 240 pages hardback, 100s and 100s of photos and text.

        New edition includes photos by Adrian Boot, Dave Hendley, David Corio, Beth Lesser, Mark Read and updated with new interviews and previously unseen archive material.

        Includes Bunny Lee, Little John, Jah Stitch,Ninjaman, Chronixx and more!

        This is the story of Clarks shoes in Jamaican music! Wicked book - don't miss out!

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                                      Soul Jazz Records are releasing Funk 70 Box Set, a limited-edition one-off pressing, exclusive for Record Store Day, collectors seven-inch box set, featuring ten superb, rare and classic funk cuts across five individual bespoke 7" singles housed in a hardbox set, with each single housed in individual innersleeves.

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                                      All tracks have been digitally re-mastered and the singles come housed in a thick, heavyweight deluxe card box.

                                      This box set is a one-off pressing exclusively for Record Store Day.

                                      • The Winstons – Amen Brother
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                                        • New LP £23.00
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                                          RSD 2021 DROP 2. Available online from 6pm Sat 17th July

                                          £28

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                                              • LP + 7"£26.00
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                                                RSD 2021 DROP 2. Available online from 6pm Sat 17th July

                                                £33

                                                2LP, with etching side 4

                                                Lou Reed’s ‘Set the Twilight Reeling’ celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a double LP pressing for the first time. This exclusive edition, pressed on heavyweight audiophile vinyl, features 3 sides of audio with an etching on side four. Exclusively available for Record Store Day 2021, and strictly limited to 9,000 copies.

                                                  • New 2×LP £33.00
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                                                  The album is a mix of classic tunes and rhythms alongside super-rarities that were released in a dazzlingly complex web of Studio One labels and issues, deftly navigated with new sleevenotes from author and Studio One authority Rob Chapman. But enough with the chatter, just spin the platter - these tunes rule the town, hands down!


                                                  This Soul Jazz/Studio One album is released as deluxe gatefold double-vinyl + house inners + download code. Also as jewel case CD housed in card slipcase. Both formats come with full sleeve notes/discography and exclusive photography. (The album is also available digitally on day of release onwards)

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                                                  • The Gladiators – Mr Sweet
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                                                  • The Heptones – Young Generation
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                                                  • Alton Ellis – I'll Be Waiting
                                                  • The Clarendonians – The Tables Gonna Turn
                                                  • Ken Parker – When You're Gone
                                                  • Sound Dimension – Traveling Home
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                                                    Lincoln Sugar Minott was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1956. He grew up in a poor area of West Kingston and from an early age developed a love of Reggae music and the music of Studio One in particular. As a teenager, he became selector for Sound of Silence Keystone and Gathering of Youth local sound-systems. By the late 1970s Minott had risen to become one of the biggest stars in Jamaican music.

                                                    Sugar Minott began his career at Studio One. After auditioning in front of Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd in the early 1970s, he became the first artist to record new songs over classic rhythms, singing over original Studio One tapes – the significance of which led directly to the birth of dancehall, as Channel One, Joe Gibbs and hundreds of other Jamaican producers quickly began releasing their own material based on these same classic Studio One rhythms replayed by Sly and Robbie, The Aggrovators, Soul Syndicate, Roots Radics and many others.

                                                    “I knew Studio One spiritually before I knew Studio One physically. You know I grew up beside a dancehall and Sir Coxsone’s sound used to play there from when I was a boy. So from that influence you know I used to love Studio One sound so much, I became a sound selector. So that was my first involvement with getting to know Studio One music like The Heptones, Alton Ellis, Ken Booth, the whole works and that was my life from a youth.”

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                                                    • Sugar Minott – Vanity
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                                                    • Sugar Minott – Jah Jah Lead Us
                                                    • Sugar Minott – Is It True
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                                                    RSD 2021 DROP 2. Available online from 6pm Sat July 17th

                                                    £31

                                                    2LP

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                                                      • New 2×LP £31.00
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                                                      One size (large) fits all.

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                                                        £23

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                                                          • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£23.00
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                                                          EXCLUSIVE!!! Studio One/Coxsone Records Official T-shirt!

                                                            Crosby, Stills, Nash & YoungDéjà Vu AlternatesRhino Atlantic

                                                            180gm Black Vinyl

                                                            “Déjà Vu Alternates” from Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, is a recreation of their immensely popular second album, Déjà Vu featuring alternate versions of songs which appeared on the original album. The iconic album which featured “Teach Your Children,” “Woodstock,” “Our House,” and “Helpless” will showcase these alternate versions on vinyl for the first time. It will also feature a cover that mirrors the original album with an alternate photo from the cover shoot. Pressed on 180gram black vinyl, exclusively for Record Store Day 2021. Strictly Limited to 10,000 copies.

                                                              • New LP (180g)£36.00
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                                                              VoguingPosterSoul Jazz Records

                                                              Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!!

                                                              Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other vinyl order item (LP/12" vinyl only) at NO extra postage charge (poster will be folded into six parts)

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                                                                Hot Pants, Cant stand it, Escape-ism - Bad tunes!


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                                                                  Boombox Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 79 - 82PosterSoul Jazz Records

                                                                  Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!!

                                                                  Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other vinyl order item (LP/12" vinyl only) at NO extra postage charge (poster will be folded into six parts)

                                                                  Choose "Poster+Tube" if you want the poster rolled up and sent in a customised, protective tube (more expensive to cover postage)

                                                                  THIS ALSO means if you want more than one poster then you should only put 'Poster+Tube' for one of the posters and select 'Poster freepost' for any others as the rest will be free shipping.

                                                                    Ann PeeblesI Can't Stand The Rain (1976)Hi Records

                                                                    Essential southern funky female soul from the great Ann Peebles. Includes the title track - cited by no less than John Lennon as the finest soul track ever!

                                                                    • – I Can't Stand The Rain
                                                                    • CD£15.99
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                                                                    • New LP (180g) + Download Code£24.00
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                                                                    Congo Revolution Box SetSoul Jazz Records

                                                                    This unique box-set edition is only available as a one-off pressing seven-inch box set which brings together a stunning five-single/ ten track selection of mind-blowingly groovy selection of African, Latin, Jazz and Funk music from the Congo.

                                                                    Absolutely killer and essential tracks (mostly unknown) from the masters of the vibrant Congo scene in the 1960s – featuring the groups Franco & OK Jazz, Rock-A-Mambo, African Jazz, African Fiesta and more.

                                                                    Roots African meets Cal Tjader, James Brown, Ray Barretto & more. The bomb!



                                                                    • Rock-A-Mambo – Baila
                                                                    • Beguen Band – Yo Me Moera
                                                                    • Bantous De La Capitale – Watchiwara
                                                                    • African Fiesta – Mambo Hawaienne
                                                                    • O.K. Jazz – Sois Sage Amour
                                                                    • African Jazz – Merengue Fafa
                                                                    • African Fiesta Sukisa – I Got The Feelin'
                                                                    • O.K. Jazz – Kiwita Kumunani
                                                                    • Ryco Jazz – La Juventud
                                                                    • Trio Madjesi & Sosoliso – Matshatsha
                                                                    Sound DimensionSoulful Strut / Time Is TightSoul Jazz Records

                                                                    Stone-cold classic Studio One on limited-edition brand new 7" - loud, clean, boom!

                                                                    Back to back two KILLER soul to reggae instrumental monsters!

                                                                    • Sound Dimension – Soulful Strut
                                                                    • Sound Dimension – Time Is Tight
                                                                    Too Slow To Disco presentsYACHT SOUL – Cover VersionsHow Do You Are?

                                                                    2LP (coloured vinyl)

                                                                    This is the new compilation by TSTD/DJ Supermarkt with Soul/Funk Coverversions of Westcoast/AOR/Yachtpop gems!TSTD returns with another trip into the musical past of the sundrenched Westcoast: This time DJ Supermarkt unearthed 17 Soul & Funk Coverversions of original Westcoast/AOR/Yachtpop gems. As slightly expected, the The Afro-American musicians add a heavy dose of Funk and heavenly Soul to the game. The original tracks are covered by big Soul & Funk acts like Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Quincy Jones, Brothers Johnson, but also forgotten acts like The Ebonys, Leslie Smith, Side Effect. And you can find tracks originally performed by the big league of the Westcoast, like The Doobie Brothers, Fleetwood Mac, Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, Wings, and even The Beach Boys, alongside lesser known acts like Ned Doheny, Bill LaBounty, Airplay!Most tracks are from the late 70s/early 80s, but failed to become big hits and fell under the radar. Like Chaka Khan doing a seriously funky version of Fleetwood Mac’s „Everywhere“ (from an unreleased album recording), next to obscure reworks like Leslie Smith’s version of „Nothin’ You Can Do About It“ by the overlooked Airplay (Jay Graydon and David Foster). There are especially surprising versions here, like Millie Jackson’s gospel-like rendering of „This Is It“ by Kenny Loggins/Michael McDonald, or Billy Paul’s „Black Power“-influenced version of Paul McCartney/Wings’ „Let Em In“ and the rare cover of The Beach Boys’ „God Only Knows“ by Betty Everett. Overall another TSTD collection of smooth, sunny, extremely soulful and funky tracks, that needed to be dug-out to be heard again. This is Bottled Sunshine!Vinyl comes as usual in gatefold sleeve with liner notes, download code and 180g heavy orange double vinyl.

                                                                      • New 2×LP £27.00
                                                                        RSD 2021 DROP 2. Available online from 6pm Sat 17th July
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                                                                      Brentford All StarsGreedy G / Granny Scratch ScratchSoul Jazz Records

                                                                      These are very limited Studio One 12" pressings (worldwide 1000) that sell out on the day they are released. So don't miss out here!

                                                                      BRAND NEW LTD. EDN. 12" All-time Studio One party ANTHEM. 100% ESSENTIAL MONSTER TUNE - ROCKS ANY DANCEFLOOR!

                                                                      'Greedy G’ is the ultimate reggae/funk/hip-hop party tune.

                                                                      The all-time epic sample for Boogie Down Productions’ seminal ‘Jack of Spades’ based on James Brown’s funk bomb ‘Get on the Good Foot’.

                                                                      The flipside is another Brentford Road All Stars essential cut, ‘Granny Scratch Scratch’, the heaviest, funkiest dub monster ever with bass to shake more speakers than a juggernaut lorry!

                                                                      Boom!


                                                                      • – Greedy G
                                                                      • – Granny Scratch Scratch